Architect, associate professor at the Aarhus School of Architecture and member of the Expert Committee of the European Prize for Urban Public Space since the 2010 edition.
Tom Nielsen (Aarhus, 1970) holds a PhD in architecture and is an associate professor at the Aarhus School of Architecture, where he teaches Urbanism and Landscaping and does research on public space and contemporary urban developments. Since 2008, he has been working in the office Gehl Architects, in public space projects located in New Zealand, Australia and Denmark. Previously, he worked with the Transform studio, where he participated, among others, in the conception of Hasle Bakker project in Aarhus. His doctoral thesis (1997-2000) discusses the public spaces of the contemporary city. He is the author of the books Formløs (Formless , 2001) and Gode intentioner og uregerlige byer (Good intentions and unruly cities, 2008), both published only in Danish. Nielsen is a member of the Expert Committee of the European Prize for Urban Public Space since the 2010 edition.
[Last update: January 2014]